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Old 12-07-2012, 09:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Lotus : Elise SC Convertible 2-Door in Lotus | eBay Motors

$35,999 for a car with a salvage title? Am I missing something?
Oh wait, it only has 2537 miles on it, nevermind ?


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Old 12-07-2012, 09:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Like those wheels.... which are those?

That steering cowl looks like its seen 1 million mile!
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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People be going bonkers... Bananas, haywire... lol ok I am done. Yes that is ridiculous. Now every other salvaged title seller will think they can get that, and the cycle continues.
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Like those wheels.... which are those?

That steering cowl looks like its seen 1 million mile!
They're Rota's, poor people LOVE them. I think I looked into this car right after Katrina, a flood car if I remember correctly. It's pretty but yeah, the seller's dreaming.
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:09 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Price is firm, will not be drop [sic] any lower.
Looks like he will be keeping the car indefinitely.
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:18 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I think I looked into this car right after Katrina, a flood car if I remember correctly.
Hurricane Katrina was August 2005. This car is a MY 2008.
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Old 12-09-2012, 01:59 PM   #7 (permalink)
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It good car.. Why you make fun? Title no matter for price, just paper from DMV.
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Old 12-09-2012, 03:13 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Hurricane Katrina was August 2005. This car is a MY 2008.
Now that is what is called being spanked!
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Old 12-09-2012, 03:34 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Now that is what is called being spanked!
Dang it. I've done it again. I wasn't trying to be rude or anything. I was just saying it couldn't have been from Katrina. Another flood later, perhaps, but not Katrina. *sigh*
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:43 PM   #10 (permalink)
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It good car.. Why you make fun? Title no matter for price, just paper from DMV.
Is this your car?
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:54 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Is this your car?
No. If I went to the time and expense to list a $35,000 item on ebay I would actually write a decent description. The only thing the seller forgot was something about how great it drifts. That's the worst auto add I've ever read.


"The bad title does not give this car justice, it run and look better than the one with clean title. The millage is the actual miles on the car, but of course it will increase a little bit as time go by. I also instal a sound system, sound very nice."

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Old 12-11-2012, 09:37 AM   #12 (permalink)
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The spelling and grammar is atrocious. My guess is someone's trying to flip a Hurricane Sandy car.
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:32 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Slow news day, eh?

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The spelling and grammar is atrocious.
And yes, I agree, the spelling and grammar *are* atrocious.
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Old 12-13-2012, 02:20 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Check Engine light too...
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:13 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Check Engine light too...
OMG, yeah! And an oil warning light, and the battery light, and the seatbelts light and... geez! Look at how low it's idling in that picture too. It's almost like it's not even running. And look at the wicked bad angle of the wiper blade! My god it's just awful.

Based on the pictures alone, the car looks reasonably sharp. The ad is written horribly. If the car is priced wrong, it won't sell.
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Old 12-14-2012, 06:14 AM   #16 (permalink)
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They will not be able to sell that even if they dropped $10k off the price...
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Old 12-24-2012, 12:30 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Really hate when people take pics of cars still sitting in its own dirty bath water. Would it kill you to drive it to a nice scenic place to take a pic instead of a back alley of low rent strip mall???
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Old 12-31-2012, 04:39 PM   #18 (permalink)
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OMG OMG you guys are allll missing something soo important here! This guy is justified in his price!!

















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Old 01-01-2013, 11:16 AM   #19 (permalink)
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I'm laughing so hard reading the description

quote from seller-"The car have a bad title from the last owner. He told me that someone in his family borrow the car and run over a curve which only damage the front right bumber and scrap the bottom of the bottom right. But the car come back with a salvage title"

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Old 01-02-2013, 03:15 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Hurricane Katrina was August 2005. This car is a MY 2008.
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]Now that is what is called being spanked[/B]!
Some people would be pretty happy with that kind of thing.
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